The British Colonization of New Zealand; Being an Account of the Principles, Objects, and Plans of the New Zealand Association; Together with Particulars Concerning the Position, Extent, Soil and Climate, Natural Productions, and Native...of New Zealand. Edward Gibbon WAKEFIELD.

The British Colonization of New Zealand; Being an Account of the Principles, Objects, and Plans of the New Zealand Association; Together with Particulars Concerning the Position, Extent, Soil and Climate, Natural Productions, and Native...of New Zealand.

London: John W. Parker, 1837. 1st Edition. 12mo. Cloth. xvi, pp. 423,adverts.Complete with frontispiece and 4 engravings, 5 maps (4 folding), including NZ map.Original dark green cloth boards. Spine title Present State of New Zealand. A classic New Zealand work by the founder of the New Zealand Company, published some five months after the author arrived in Wellington. It sets out the principles of colonization in New Zealand, its particular suitability for the experiment here, plans for Maoris, government, and churches. Gives relevant information for the forthcoming settler on the climate, conditions, trade and shipping. Very Good. Item #017523

Price: $450.00 NZD

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